News & Events

News and Events

Hip preservation surgery has Coach Petesch running better than ever

Posted on 05/28/2024

For more than two decades, Nathan Petesch has put on a staggering amount of mileage — not only on his cars but his body. The Orthopedic Surgery team at UW Health couldn’t do much to reverse the mileage on Nathan’s vehicles, but they did a masterful job restoring his left hip. Before landing his current […]

Keith Knurr, PhD, and Corinne Henak, PhD, receive ICTR grant for knee osteoarthritis research

Posted on 05/14/2024

Keith Knurr, DPT, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, and Corinne Henak, PhD, assistant professor, Departments of Mechanical Engineering / Orthopedics and Rehabilitation / Biomedical Engineering, were recently awarded the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) Advancing Translational Research and Science (ATRS) project planning grant. Their project, “A Step Towards Precision Medicine: Collaborative […]

Timothy McGuine, PhD, receives 2024 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research: Independent Investigator

Posted on 04/26/2024

Each year, the University of Wisconsin–Madison recognizes outstanding academic staff members who have excelled in leadership, public service, research and teaching. Timothy McGuine is one of those exceptional individuals who brings the university’s mission to life and ensures that the Wisconsin Idea extends far beyond the campus and the state. April 26, 2024 – Timothy […]

2024 Residency Match Results

Posted on 03/15/2024

We are thrilled to announce our new class of outstanding Orthopedic Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residents (our first class of four since our PM&R program’s complement increase!).       Congratulations and welcome to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation family!

Linda feels great after pickleball fall led to trauma surgery

Posted on 02/07/2024

Linda Canfield never thought that her first attempt at playing pickleball would end with a 90-mile ambulance ride to UW Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, followed by an orthopedic trauma surgery the next day. In August 2022, the St. Paul, Minnesota resident, two college friends, and their husbands ventured to Galena, Illinois for a […]